The NEC Financial Aid Office administers a broad range of financial aid programs, including scholarships, loans, work-study, and grants. These funds may come from a variety of sources—institutional (NEC), federal, state, and private. We work closely with government agencies, student loan lenders, and private organizations to help families finance their postsecondary education.

Resources for Graduates

Visit our Resources page for helpful information about money management and loan repayment!

In the News

Avoid these 8 Financial Aid Mistakes (CBSNews)
3 Reasons to Never Default on your Student Loans (Forbes)

Quick Links to Financial Aid Forms

NEC Application for Financial Aid 2014-15 (pdf)

This form must be completed by every new and returning student seeking any type of Financial Aid EXCEPT by prospective students who have already filed the web-based 2014-2015 Unified Application for admission.*

*Note: The above PDF Financial Aid Application is not intended for incoming students who have applied for Admission online using the online admission application. The online application contains a Financial Aid section which suffices as the student's application for financial aid. Please do
not submit both the online Admission/Financial Aid application and the separate paper/PDF Financial Aid application found on this page.

Scholarship Acceptance Form 2014-2015 (pdf)**
Financial Aid Appeal Form 2014-2015
Dependent Student Verification Form 2014-2015
Independent Student Verification Form 2014-2015 (pdf)**
Dependency Override Application 2014-2015(pdf)**
Transfer Release Form (pdf)**
Financing Your Education Guide (pdf)

** to be completed upon request/as needed

The New England Conservatory of Music does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or veteran status in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, or other Conservatory-sponsored activities.